Definition of Genus Paradoxurus

1. Noun. Palm civets.

Exact synonyms: Paradoxurus
Generic synonyms: Mammal Genus
Group relationships: Family Viverridae, Family Viverrinae, Viverridae, Viverrinae
Member holonyms: Palm Cat, Palm Civet

Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Paradoxurus

genus Palinurus
genus Paliurus
genus Palometa
genus Pan
genus Panax
genus Pandanus
genus Pandion
genus Panicum
genus Panonychus
genus Panthera
genus Papaver
genus Paphiopedilum
genus Papio
genus Paprilus
genus Paracheirodon
genus Paradoxurus (current term)
genus Paralichthys
genus Paralithodes
genus Paramecium
genus Paranthias
genus Paranthropus
genus Parascalops
genus Parasitaxus
genus Parathelypteris
genus Parietaria
genus Paris
genus Parkia
genus Parkinsonia
genus Parmelia

Literary usage of Genus Paradoxurus

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Penny Cyclopaedia of the Society for the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge by Charles Knight (1838)
"... which MF Cuvier had previously referred to the genus Paradoxurus. It is the Arctictis of Temminck. ICTERUS. [JAUNDICE.] MF Cuvier, in his Dents des ..."

2. The Cambridge Natural History by Sidney Frederick Harmer, Arthur Everett Shipley (1902)
"Of the genus Paradoxurus there are some ten or a dozen species, belonging entirely to the Oriental region. The teeth are as in Viverra, but occasionally the ..."

3. The Barnacles (Cirripedia) Contained in the Collections of the U.S. National by Henry Augustus Pilsbry (1907)
"Collected by Dr. WL Abbott. Original number 1:254. Catalogued January 28, 1902. Well-made skin in good condition; *kull perfect. Genus PARADOXURUS. ..."

4. Catalogue of Mammalia in the Indian Museum, Calcutta by John Anderson, William Lutley Sclater, Indian Museum (1891)
"Blanford in his monograph of the genus Paradoxurus (PZS, 1885, p. 780) divided the common toddy cat into two distinct species ; it seems however more in ..."

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